salmonella

Drug-Resistant Salmonella Linked to Overuse of Antibiotics in Cattle Farming

Drug-Resistant Salmonella Linked to Overuse of Antibiotics in Cattle Farming

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Thursday of a drug-resistant strain of salmonella newport linked to the overuse of antibiotics in cattle farming. The strain sickened 255 people in 32 states between June 2018 and March 2019, leading to 60 hospitalizations and two deaths, the agency wrote in its Morbidity and Mortality […]

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    206 Million Eggs Recalled After Salmonella Outbreak, 22 Sickened

    206 Million Eggs Recalled After Salmonella Outbreak, 22 Sickened

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is
    advising consumers not to eat recalled shell eggs produced by Rose Acre Farms’ North Carolina facility in Hyde County.

    Rose Acre Farms voluntarily recalled more than 206 million eggs after FDA testing determined that the eggs were connected to 22 reported cases of salmonella infections traced back to the farm. The FDA said the eggs reached consumers in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia through […]

    New USDA Food Safety Plan Will Speed Up Poultry Processing Lines

    New USDA Food Safety Plan Will Speed Up Poultry Processing Lines

    The  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) unveiled a new plan Wednesday to reduce the number of salmonella outbreaks linked to meat and poultry. Included is a controversial rollout of a pilot program that would speed up poultry processing lines and replace some USDA inspectors with plant employees. The proposal would increase line speeds in poultry plants to 175 chickens per minute […]